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Outstanding Achievement in the Promotion of Diversity in Chemistry, Related Sciences, and Engineering

Not offered in 2022. Every other year, the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society presents the Outstanding Achievement in the Promotion of Diversity in Chemistry, Related Sciences, and Engineering Award.

Scope:  This award recognizes a person or group residing in Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Isabella, or Gratiot County for outstanding achievement in enhancing the participation of under-represented groups in the study of chemistry, related sciences, and engineering.

The criteria for this award include teaching, mentoring, serving as a role model, and active and sustained participation in organizations that support diversity which have had a demonstrable impact on the promotion of diversity in chemistry, related sciences, and engineering.

Eligibility:  Candidate(s) must reside in Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Isabella, or Gratiot County.

Candidates are not required to be ACS members.

The nomination must come from a Midland Section ACS member.

Members of the Midland Section Inclusion and Diversity Committee are ineligible to receive this award.

Nomination Package:  Nomination packets must, at a minimum, consist of a current resume or equivalent, a nominating letter, and at least one supporting letter.   The nomination must come from a Midland Section ACS member.  All letters should state why the nominee is deserving of the award with specific examples of professional involvement/growth, contributions to the profession, and outside affiliations. Additional letters of support from students, parents, community members, and/or administrators may be included.

Nominations not meeting the minimum requirements will be rejected.

Judging:  Selected by the Awards Committee.

Deadline: Not offered in 2022.

Submitting:  Complete nomination packages should be submitted to Diana K. Deese, Chair, Midland Section ACS Awards Committee, Phone: (989) 636-9915, E-mail: dkdeese@dow.com or awards@midlandacs.org.

All submissions must be accompanied by the name, position, address, and phone number of the nominator.

Electronic (e-mail) submissions are preferred. Mail or fax submissions are acceptable.